Rewind: January 15, 2021 – “Chestertown’s Only Hatless Man”

Rewind:  January 15, 2021 Chestertown’s Only Hatless Man by David Waite   We have an interesting article written by one of our new contributors, David Waite.  David’s family has connections  to Stony Creek. Even after one hundred years, this banner headline from 1914 could still draw in a reader to investigate: The subjects of this…
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Rewind: January 1, 2021 – “A Little Bit of History”

A Little Bit of History January 6, 2021           The Warren County Historian’s office was recently given two scrapbooks that were kept by someone in the early 1930s to the mid-1940s.  One of the scrapbooks is labelled “Glens Falls History” and the second is labelled “Glens Falls & Vicinity Book 2…
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Rewind: December 15, 2020 – “A Bittersweet Memory”

Rewind:  December 15, 2020 – “A Bittersweet Memory”   The Warren County Historical Society wishes everyone a safe and healthy holiday season! A BITTERSWEET MEMORY Shopping in Glens Falls   One of the favorite Christmas songs in our American culture has been “Silver Bells.”  The lyrics conjure up idyllic visions of what the holidays should…
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Rewind: December 2, 2020 – “The Bertram E. Murray Bridge”

The Bertram E. Murray Bridge           Between the Towns of Bolton and Warrensburg is a spot called ‘Riverbank.’  In 1940, the bridge there that crosses the Schroon River was given a name to honor the life and public service of a special individual, Bertram E. Murray.          …
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Rewind: November 17, 2020 – “Time Globe Invented by Glens Falls Man”

 The ‘Time Globe’ – Invented by Louis P. Juvet of Glens Falls             Advertised as “the only instrument that illustrates the difference in time between any two or more places,” a ‘time globe’ invented by a Warren County man was exhibited at the Philadelphia Centennial Exposition in 1876.  The inventor…
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Rewind: September 15, 2020 – “Horse Racing Here in Glens Falls”

Horse Racing Here in Glens Falls North on Glen Street in Glens Falls there are three streets that are unique to others.  Lincoln, Coolidge and Horicon Avenues are wider than most and also have very attractive homes.  This area  seems to be historically younger than other city neighborhoods.  According to residents, there are stories about…
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Rewind: October 1, 2020 – “A New Sign Dots the Landscape”

  A New Sign Dots the Stony Creek Landscape   On Saturday, September 5, 2020, a new historical marker was unveiled in the Town of Stony Creek.  The sign was made available with a grant by the William G. Pomeroy Foundation in Syracuse, New York. The bright blue and yellow sign was erected on the…
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Rewind: September 15, 2020 – “The Legend of Lake George”

The Legend of Lake George The following is a copy of an article found in the 1963 Sesquicentennial Edition of The Post Star, in Section 5, on page 7.  It gives us an opportunity to remind our readers and friends that the Warren County Historical Society has copies of Jon Bower’s book, Legend of Lake…
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Rewind: September 1, 2020 – “South Street School – A Friend Long Gone”

We are back!  While the new website was being developed, and with the problems we experienced from the May storm as well as the Pandemic, we had to take a break.  It is our intention to start producing our regular Rewind column again on or about the first and 15th of the month.  If anyone…
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